The Top 3 Priorities for CIOs
CIOs who want their companies to succeed with digital transformation need to have a long-term approach, focusing on the long-tail benefits.
The Truth About Blockchain
The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
Job Loss and AI: Startups Accentuate the Positive
A new report from Village Capital highlights the opportunities for startups to contribute to a positive future for workers in a world re-shaped by the input of artificial intelligence and automation.
The Flexible IT Team, Its Strengths and Flaws
IT teams no longer subsist on full-time employees alone; they also include contract and freelance talent. The combination of skills helps round out an IT team. However, sometimes contingent and full-time employees don't get along.
How to Woo Data Scientists to Your Enterprise
What factors motivate data scientists and other data analytics professionals to take new jobs? A new survey looks at factors including salary, opportunities to learn, challenging work, and benefits.
Amazon and Marriott Want to Modernize Hotel Experiences
The hospitality industry wants to make travel experiences as "friction-free" as possible. Amazon and Marriott are advancing that concept by placing Amazon Echo speakers in hotel rooms so guests' desires can be fulfilled with mere utterances.
Why Enterprises Struggle with Hybrid Cloud and DevOps
More enterprises are moving to the cloud and implementing DevOps, containers and microservices, but their efforts are falling short of expectations. A recent study from the Ponemon Institute identifies some of the core challenges they face.
Getting into Analytics: One Professional's Story, Advice
Aimee Lessard didn't start off as a high-ranking analyst with the intelligence community and data analytics private sector companies. She learned on the job. Here are some of her recommendations for how to get started with analytics, machine learning and AI.
Doing Computer Vision Without Cameras
The way you walk, the way radio waves reflect off your body, and your body's thermal signature all play into the ability for AI to identify you without the use of a camera.
AI and IoT: Techís New BFFs
Enterprise interest in the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are coming together, with AI helping the IoT do its job.
Teradata Suit Says SAP Stole Tech Behind HANA
A lawsuit filed by Teradata alleges that SAP lured the company into a joint venture to develop a bridge database for analytics. Soon after it was created and proven in a customer site, SAP pulled the plug. But a few days later it introduced HANA, which did the same thing.
Will Containers Replace VMs?
While an across-the-board migration from virtual machines to containers isn't likely, there are issues developers and operations personnel should consider to ensure the best solution for the enterprise.
Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in
More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther.
The Right Fit: Choosing an AI Strategy
Dun & Bradstreet is transforming its own internal AI and analytics operations, even as it helps customers with their analytics and machine learning transformations.
5 Lessons for SREs and Their Teams
Now that SRE has become a cool job there's been some washing of the title. Sysadmins and IT ops are being rebranded as SREs without businesses actually making any the changes to their tasks. Here's what you should expect as an SRE as well as tips for excelling in the role.
Understand the Power of Internal APIs
Missing the transition from legacy integration to using APIs to connect internal systems might prove the difference between business success and failure.
How One Manufacturer Developed its Own SaaS
In the future every company will become a software company, building their own applications backed by advanced analytics, and delivered as software as a service. For some companies, the future is arriving now.
5 Free Online Machine Learning Courses
Demand for machine learning professionals is growing faster than for any other job. If you are looking to gain the skills needed for that next stage in your career, check out our short list of free online machine learning courses.
Why AI is So Brilliant and So Stupid
For all of the promise that artificial intelligence represents, a successful AI initiative still requires all of the right pieces to come together.